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Singhvi takes on Amit Mitra over central funds for Bengal
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) Firing a fresh salvo in the latest standoff with the Trinamool Congress over central assistance for West Bengal, the Congress Wednesday accused the state government of deliberately "understating and suppressing" central assistance.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 8:35:49 PM

Andhra excise ministers rules out resignation
Hyderabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Under pressure to quit over bribery allegations, Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkataramna Wednesday said he was ready to face any probe but refused to resign.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 7:36:11 PM

Desmond Tutu calls on Meira Kumar
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu called on Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar here Wednesday with the two discussing women''s empowerment and other related issues.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 7:35:50 PM

Rift between MPs only pre-victory pangs: Congress
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday sought to dismiss the reported rift between union minister Beni Prasad Verma and MP P.L. Punia, both from Uttar Pradesh, was "natural, internal pangs" in a party heading for victory in the state assembly elections.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 7:05:39 PM

Porngate unfortunate, say BJP leaders
Allahabad/New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership Wednesday termed as ''unfortunate'' the three party ministers being caught watching porn in the Karnataka assembly and said the incident will be probed.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 6:54:59 PM

How TV cameras captured BJP ministers watching porn
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) Allowing TV channels to cover the legislature proceedings from the visitors'' gallery cost the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka dear, as their video cameras caught its two ministers watching porn in the assembly.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 6:11:29 PM

Peaceful start to UP elections, 62 percent turnout (Evening Lead)
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) The crucial Uttar Pradesh elections, which will have a bearing on the national political arena, kicked off Wednesday with the first of seven phases seeing millions peacefully exercising their franchise on a day that had started off cold and damp but warmed up later.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 6:00:49 PM

Election-mode BJP hit by Karnataka porngate
Allahabad/New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Tripped by Karnataka''s porngate in the midst of Uttar Pradesh elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) went on the defensive Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 5:56:01 PM

BJP''s roll of dishonour in Karnataka keeps growing
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 15 of 120 Bharatiya Janata Party legislators in Karnataka are facing various charges of wrong doing - from rape to corruption and illegal land deals to viewing porn in the assembly.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 5:47:29 PM

Speaker bars sleazegate ministers from assembly
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) Three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers who quit Wednesday over viewing porn in the assembly Tuesday were barred from taking part in the house proceedings till a panel gives its findings on their action, Speaker K.G. Bopaiah announced.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 5:24:59 PM

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